Finding Your Way
Please advise pre-admission clinic or ward staff if you will require equipment during your hospital stay so this may be organised prior to you being admitted. Staff also needs to be advised if you are bringing your own equipment or guide dog.
The Hospital has a Clinical staff member who can assist people with disabilities where normal hospital procedures for access and care planning do not meet their needs. Contact the Patient Representative on 9767 7488 and they will put you in contact with the right person.
There are a number of parking areas for people with disabilities throughout the hospital and in the Hospital Road car park. Please visit the main Security Office for a map, visit the hospital website or phone 9767 6223.
Local bus routes provide wheelchair access. Contact 131 500 or www.sydneybuses.info.com or www.cityrail.info.com for specific details.
Cars/Taxis can drop off disabled passengers at the:
- Main Entrance for the Multi Building and Medical Centre (via Gate 1 Hospital Rd)
- Discharge Lounge and access to wards 10-19 (via Gate 2 Hospital Rd)
- Aged Care and Rehabilitation Building 12 (enter driveway between Gate 2 and 3)
- Concord Centre for Mental Health (via Gate 3 Hospital Road and follow the road to the Admissions centre)
- Drug Health, Eye Clinic and Physiotherapy (via Gate 4 Nullawarra Ave)
- Disabled Parking bays are available across the campus and in the hospital car park.
Toilets for people with disabilities are on every level of the main building. Toilets on Levels 1, 3, 5 and 7 suit those that require left side access. Levels 5, 2, 4 and 6 suit individuals who require right side access. In the Medical Centre the toilet for people with disabilities is located on Level 2. Toilets are also located in the Aged Care and Rehabilitation Precinct between building 12 and building 16.
EnableNSW (previously PADP)
EnableNSW is a state wide government service providing equipment (self-care, mobility aids etc.), home oxygen, continence products, Enteral Nutrition and respiratory consumables to eligible residents. A health professional must be involved to assess and prescribe equipment.
An Application Form must be completed by the consumer, as well as an Equipment Request Form by the prescriber. Consumer enquiries (including repairs and maintenance) can be made to the EnableNSW Service Centre (1800 362 253 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
There is a Shuttle Service that operates to assist people with reduced mobility. To organise a pick-up/drop off please ring 0477 388 717. Please click on this link for a map of the shuttle stops and more details.